This week, Green America President Alisa Gravitz sent a letter to California State Senator Noreen Evans, thanking her for introducing SB 1381, a new bill that would require labeling of genetically engineered foods. Bill Update: SB 1381 passed out of the health committee 5-2 and moves forward to the agriculture committee. More here: http://gmoinside.org/green-america-supports-ca-bill-label-genetically-engineered-food
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BREAKING NEWS: Big Island of Hawaii County Council Committee passed a GMO prohibition Bill by vote of 6-2. Bill 133 moves forward to the full Council later this month. Bill will ban open air cultivation of GMOs, with exception of the GM Papaya already being grown on island. Hawaii island is last w/o GMO experimentation & least contaminated island in state of Hawaii. While on island GMO papayas were cut down during night. Click for Maui Info.
The ABCs of GMOs. Why California continues the fight for GMO Labeling and has introduced SB 1381: www.smarthealthta... Follow Vermont and Hawaii fight for GMO labeling: www.smarthealthta... Hawaii: www.smarthealthta... Click for Video on GMOs in Hawaii.
GMO vs Organic: What should we be labeling here?
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Here’s a breakdown of the 20 largest donors that OPPOSE #GMO labeling (As of Wed, Aug. 15)
To some, it is a frightening future that has synthesized DNA coming to the farm, market, and dinner table. Environmental blog Grist has called synthetic biology “the next front in the GMO war.” Friends of the Earth U.S., an environmental organization that views genetically modified crops as “a direct extension of chemical agriculture,” calls synbio an “extreme form” of genetic engineering. Learn more: theatln.tc/1rwowaR #GMOs #SynBio #food #DNA #humanhealth
Check out Marion Nestle's blog post about “food company sponsorship of nutrition research and practice.” www.foodpolitics.... She advises: "In my opinion, agriculture, food, nutrition, and health professionals should dismiss industry-sponsored research out of hand, and journals should not accept industry-sponsored papers."